Hand signed and numbered by Robert Taylor|
This rare and valuable print published in 1989 is sought after by collectors worldwide.
The initial publication included the signatures of 3 famous pilots from the Tangmere Wing (below), but this print includes an additional 7 signatures of U.S., British, Canadian and German veteran aviators!
Overall size: 33" x 24"
High over the south coast of England, the defiant Spitfire pilots of Douglas Bader’s Tangmere Wing fly a southerly course towards the Pas de Calais to engage Adolf Galland’s ‘Abbeville Boys’ shortly after their indomitable leader had been shot down and taken prisoner, August 1941.Signatures:Air Vice-Marshal Johnnie JOHNSON
Sir Cocky DUNDAS, CBE, DSO & Bar, DFC
Air Marshall Sir Denis CROWLEY-MILLING - Hurricanes / 242 Squadron
Generalleutnant Walter KRUPINSKI - JV44 with 2 victories in the Me262 - 197 victories in total.
Lt Col. Don LOPEZ - Flying Tigers Ace
John C. MORGAN - Congressional Medal of Honor recipient and Stalag Luft 1 POW
Squadron Leader Geoffrey PAGE, DSO OBE DFC*
Generalleutnant Gunther RALL - JG-52 / KC, Oak Leaves and Swords; the Luftwaffe's 3rd highest scoring ace with 275 victories.
Rod SMITH - RCAF Squadron Leader - DFC & Bar
Col. Hub ZEMKE - U.S. 479th & 56th Fighter Group Ace with 17 3/4 victories